Nearly A Third Of Physicians Working In U.S. Born Abroad, Analysis Of Health Workers Finds
A new study breaks down the number of doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and other health care experts working in the U.S. who are foreign-born or who are not U.S. citizens. And in other health care personnel news, Eisenhower Health and the University of California's School of Medicine expands its slots for training future doctors.
New Study Shows 1 In 6 U.S. Health Care Workers Are Immigrants
According to a new research letter published Tuesday in Journal of the American Medical Association, about one out of six medical professionals are foreign-born. And like [Archana] Chatterjee, they often fill health care jobs in rural or underserved communities, places that have a harder time attracting U.S.-born medical school graduates. (Santhanam, 12/5)
The Desert Sun:
Eisenhower Health Adds Additional Residency, Fellowship Programs
A growing medical partnership in the Coachella Valley is designed to address the valley’s medical workforce shortage. Eisenhower Health and the University of California, Riverside, School of Medicine said Tuesday they'd established a plan to grow their affiliation to jointly train future doctors in hopes of retaining those physicians.The partnership will allow the two institutions to expand residency and fellowship training opportunities in the Coachella Valley. The residency program with UCR was launched three years ago and the third class of residents will graduate this summer. With this success, the partners decided to add more. (Hayden, 12/5)